Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
Behold, the hire of laborers having reaped your farms, withheld by you, cries out, and the cries of the reapers have entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
For he oppressed, forsaking the poor; he stripped the house and he will not build it up.
In the pride of the unjust he will burn the poor: they shall be taken in the devices that they purposed.
From the oppression of the poor, from the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, Jehovah will say; I will set with salvation, he will puff at him.
He oppressing the poor one to increase for himself, he gave to the rich; also to want
If thou shalt see the oppression of the poor one, and the spoiling of judgment and justice in a province, thou shalt not wonder at the inclination: for the high one above the high one is watching, and the high ones over them.
Jehovah will go into judgment with the old men of his people and his chiefs: and ye burnt up the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses.
Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn it back, for their selling the just one for silver and the needy for shoes;
Hear this word, ye heifers of Bashan, which are upon the mountain of Shomeron, oppressing the poor, breaking in pieces the needy, saying to their lords, Bring, and we will drink.
For this, because of your treading upon the poor one, and ye will take away the liftings up of wheat from him: ye built houses of hewn stone, and ye shall not dwell in them; ye planted vineyards of desire and ye shall not drink their wine.
Hear this, ye, panting after the needy, to cause the humble of the, land to cease.
Shall I make clean with the balances of injustice, and with the bag of stones of deceit?
Thou didst pierce with rods the head of the leader: they will rush on as a tempest to scatter me their exultation as to devour the poor in secret
And the widow and the orphan, the stranger and the poor, ye shall not oppress; and ye shall not purpose evil in your heart a man to his brother.
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of thy needy in his cause.
Ye shall not do evil in judgment; thou shalt not take up the face of the poor; thou shalt not reverence the face of the great: in justice shalt thou judge thy neighbor.
And yet I saw under the sun the place of judgment, there the unjust one; and the place of the just one, there the unjust one.